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Combining three materials for carbon capture

Crystals of porous metal-organic frameworks can enter the larger...

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Synthetic chemicals and their role in obesity

Some chemicals that disrupt our hormonal signals are linked...

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Rapid testing for bird flu antibodies

A simple and quick test could help help monitor and combat...

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Detecting bacterial contamination with graphene

A sensor made using graphene can measure the amount of...

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A better way to detect biomolecules

Nanoparticles made by genetically engineered bacteria light up...

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Disease detection by infrared goes viral

A fast and simple technique to detect viral infections in blood could...

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A better way to view small molecules

Combining two analytical techniques brings new sensitivity for identifying...

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Cracking a problem for fuel cell electrodes

Insights into the effects of humidity on a membrane electrode could lead...

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Using light to reveal water impurities

Water molecules that interact with near-infrared light can show...

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Space shuttle-inspired nanoparticles

Reusable magnetic nanoparticles can be used to carry catalytic groups...

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Detection of harmful chemicals in plastic toys

A method for quickly identifying prohibited additives in plastics.

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Using cancer to find tumours

Small molecules that bind to tumour cells circulating in the blood could catch cancer sooner.

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Do-it-yourself chemical analysis using a smartphone and paper

The natural properties of paper and the optical powers...

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Vapour-sampling nose for sniffing cargo

A chemical collecting probe could beat humans...

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Explosive evidence found in fingerprints

Forensic investigators can detect explosives and psychoactive...

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Cosmetics as forensic evidence

Cosmetics analysis is an emerging tool for forensic scientists.

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Smartphone detects disease using paper

A piece of paper and a smartphone camera can make a cheap...

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Better ways to make ammonia

Electrochemical methods might replace the current expensive...

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Metals and carbon combine for new energy technologies

Hybrid materials offer better ways to store and generate electricity.

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Eco-friendly solar cells built using stainless steel and plants

Chlorophyll from plants could be used to make solar cells for rural...

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Quantum chemistry from tree leaves

Nanoparticles built from leaves could be used to exploit subtle effects of...

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Reversing the carbon dioxide tide

A promising route for converting carbon dioxide from fossil fuels...

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Simple testing for foodborne bacteria

A single small device with chemical reagents carried by paper...

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Dipping the waters to detect mercury

A dipstick that detects mercury offers a simple, sustainable...

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